Giving Compass' Take:

• Food Tank highlights 14 organizations that are changing America's farmers by helping access to land and land rights, training, markets and other resources.

• How can donors and communities help support organizations wanting to equalize rights in agriculture and farming? 

• Find out how women farmers are changing the field. 

To celebrate World Social Justice Day, Food Tank is highlighting organizations changing the face of America’s farmers by bringing resources, tools, and public support to underserved farmers of color, disabled farmers, migrant farmers, and LGBTQ farmers.

  1. AgrAbility. The National AgrAbility Project administered by the USDA aims to enhance the quality of life for farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural workers with disabilities.
  2. Black Urban Growers (BUGS). BUGS maintains a network and community support in order to foster Black leadership in food and farm advocacy.
  3. Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW). CIW is a worker rights organization that campaigns for fair food and the rights of agriculture workers.
  4. Cultivating Change Foundation. The Foundation seeks to help LGBTQ farmers feel empowered and valued through advocacy, education, and community support.

Read the full article on 14 organizations changing the face of America's farmers by Katherine Walla at Food Tank.